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Regimental number2359
Place of birthCowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland
SchoolDunfermline High School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia14.6
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressSt Helen's Plains, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Thomas Miller, St Helen's Plains, Horsham, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Barbara MILLER, 63 Spencer Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Cowdenbeath, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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